'Alien' seen walking on the Moon in NASA image

Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 7:30 PM - One of YouTube's latest viral videos shows what appears to be an 'alien' walking upright on the surface of the Moon.

The video -- which was uploaded to YouTube July 18 -- has attracted more than 2 million views so far, and plenty of of theories.

It was created by YouTube user Wowforreeel who found the image on Google Moon, which leverages millions of public domain images from NASA.

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While some people on the Internet are convinced the figure is an alien, others say it's more likely a shadow created by geological formations on the lunar surface.

Check out the video here:

Many observers have said the shadow bears resemblance to the Greek statue "The Colossus of Rhodes", which is thought to have sunk into a harbour following a massive earthquake in 226 B.C.


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